Mlle Souvestre to Mrs Strachey

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She has not yet seen the General's article in her 'Fortnightly'. She happened to meet the Princess Troubetskoy (see letter of 10 Aug) the day beforehand the Princess remarked on this article which had greatly impressed her; she also asked whether the author was related to the 'charming Mrs Strachey' who was presented to her. Suggests her friend should send Elinor over to them; she could pursue her studies. Just had her sister Adah to stay at 'Les Ruches' after five years if separation; very changed.